Definitions for: Jagged


[adj] having a sharply uneven surface or outline; "the jagged outline of the crags"; "scraggy cliffs"
[adj] having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed



Webster (1913) Definition: Jag"ged, a.
Having jags; having rough, sharp notches, protuberances, or
teeth; cleft; laciniate; divided; as, jagged rocks. `` Jagged
vine leaves' shade.'' --Trench. -- Jag"ged*ly, adv. --
Jag"ged*ness, n.

Synonyms: erose, jaggy, notched, rough, scraggy, toothed, uneven

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If you look at a record under a microscope, the high frequencies are short jagged edges... and the low frequencies are long swinging ones are deep bass sounds. When it cut it at half speed, you're getting more of those on the record.

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